Wet Electric

10 Things We Learned at Wet Electric

When the promoters of the annual Wet Electric at Tempe's Big Surf Waterpark touted the event as the "biggest pool party in North America," they weren't lying. After all, the two-day electronic dance music festival on Saturday, April 25, and Sunday, April 26, took place within the confines of the park's 2.5-million gallon wave pool, one of the largest in the U.S., and featured some of the biggest DJs and producers in the world, including Tiesto, Dillon Francis, Caked Up, Sultan and Ned Shepard, Tommy Trash, and Will Sparks. It also offered thousands of revelers clad in bikinis, board shorts, and bathing suits, who braved overcast skies and engaged in much raging both in and out of the water. Here's what we learned.